The Impact of Western Television Programmes on the Cultural Values of the Nigerian Youths

The Impact of Western Television Programmes on the Cultural Values of the Nigerian Youths

THE ROOTS

Why are we what we are? Third world!

There are two broad competing paradigms or models of theoretical understanding that seek to explain why some countries are poor and other are wealthy, why some are “first world” and others” Third world”.  These broad competiting paradigms are theory of “modernization” and the theory of “imperialism”.  Each paradigms has its own “clue concepts” or key explanatory categories” (Hagen 1962). [Read more…]